Former St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom, now a professor at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, has some thoughts on restoring order and calm to Ferguson, Mo. One early criticism – the militarization of police.
A new order from police Monday for the crowds gathering in Ferguson: Keep it moving.
Some protestors are refuting claims made by police that molotov cocktails and shots fired are what caused officers to shoot tear gas into crowds marching and protesting in Ferguson.
Police tried to push them back by firing tear gas while shouting over a bullhorn that the protest was no longer peaceful.
The New York Times is reporting that a preliminary private autopsy performed on Michael Brown show the 18-year-old was shot at least six times, including at least six in the head.
Authorities in Kansas City, Kansas, have a homicide suspect in custody following a chase that ended with a police officer shooting the man.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Sunday that he didn’t know surveillance video that police say shows 18-year-old Michael Brown stealing a box of cigars was going to be released.
Police have fired multiple smoke canisters into a crowd of defiant protesters in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.
The Ferguson police department acquired two armored Humvees and other military gear for free through a Pentagon program.
It wasn’t all violence near the Ferguson QuikTrip on Wednesday. While the sun was still up, gospel singers invaded the street in front of the burned-out gas station.